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Wis. High Court Upholds Limits On Collective Bargaining

The Wisconsin Supreme Court upheld a controversial state law Thursday that gutted the collective bargaining rights of many public sector workers and drew scores of protesters to Wisconsin's Capitol, rejecting claims that key parts of the law were unconstitutional.

  • Microsoft Must Cough Up Data Stored Overseas, Judge Rules

    A New York federal judge on Thursday rejected a bid by Microsoft Corp. and other major service providers to quash a magistrate judge's ruling that the government can use search warrants to obtain user data stored outside the U.S., concluding that the Stored Communications Act was intended to reach overseas.

  • CIA Admits To Improperly Spying On Senate Computers

    The Central Intelligence Agency has learned through an internal investigation that its officers improperly searched and removed documents from a Senate Select Committee on Intelligence computer network that was being used to investigate the CIA’s detention program, the agency said Thursday.

  • GAO Says Big Bank 'Subsidy' Could Return In A Crisis

    The biggest U.S. banks were able to fund themselves at a lower cost than their smaller rivals during the financial crisis, but while that advantage has nearly disappeared, it could return if market conditions deteriorate, according to a U.S. Government Accountability Office report released Thursday.

  • US Atty Issues Fresh Warning On Moreland Probe, Report Says

    The Manhattan federal prosecutor investigating the possibility that laws were broken when Gov. Andrew Cuomo abruptly pulled the plug on a state-level anti-corruption probe sent a fresh warning related to witness tampering, according to a Thursday report.

  • Credit Suisse Latest To Disclose Dark Pool Probes

    Credit Suisse Group AG on Thursday became the latest major bank to disclose it is under government investigation around the operation of alternative trading systems, the class of off-exchange venues that include dark pools.